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Google India launches DigiPivot

Google India unveiled DigiPivot, a skill development programme for women who seek to return to their corporate careers after a break or plan to shift to digital marketing. The programme is developed in association with a career portal service for women-Avtar and the Indian School of Business. The programme aims to provide an opportunity for ..

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Period Dignity

Scotland is said to become the first country to provide free sanitary products for women, thus ending ‘period poverty’ and ensuring ‘period dignity’. Period Poverty: Period poverty refers to condition where certain circumstances make menstruation-a natural process, a ‘difficult experience’ for women. These include health conditions (like endometriosis), homelessness, coercive, controlling and violent relationships etc. ..

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PMMVY awards: Madhya Pradesh wins; Manipur won among NE states

On February 3, 2020, the Ministry of Women and Child Development awarded Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandhana Yojana (PMMVY) awards to states and Union Territories and Districts. The award function was organized to promote competitive federalism among the states. The Awards were presented under three categories namely best performance since inception, Highlights: Best Performance since inception ..

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PM Modi pays tribute to Savitribai Phule on her birthday

On January 3, 2020, PM Narendra Modi paid his tribute to the Indian Social Reformer Savitribai Phule. She was born on January 3, 1831. Savitribai Phule Savitribai is considered as the first female teacher of India. She played vital role in improving women rights in the country. She is also regarded as “Mother of Indian ..

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Marriage not ‘good enough’ to quash rape FIR, says Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court in a significant verdict that will have large implications on a large number of rape cases in India, said that marriage is not a “good enough” reason to quash an FIR for rape if both the offender and the victim decided to settle their dispute or got married.  The High Court ..

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